Exhibits | Investigate Health!
Investigate Health! gives visitors the opportunity to peek intoa world of research devoted to studying the factors that impact ourhealth and to discover how we have the power to affect our ownwellness. Perform hands-on learning experiments to test and see foryourself why health experts tell us to buckle our seatbelts, wash ourhands, put on our sunscreen, and more.
Crash Test Demonstrations
See the difference a seatbelt and booster seat make for passenger safety. Watch the effects of a car crash on a dummy in a simulated car interior. View crash test videos in slow motion.
Crash test demonstrations
11:30 am and 2:30 pm
Probe deeper into the science of behind our health by performing hands-on experiments using microscopes and other scientific equipment.
See the schedule at The Lab
Prove to yourself that washing hands does remove germs, and learn which spots you tend to miss!
Discover how mental stress affects your body. Experiment with the mind-body connection as you practice relaxation techniques.
Use a microscope to study live dust mites, a common cause of allergies.
Use a special camera that demonstrates how sunscreen protects your skin from ultraviolet light.
for Research Resources of the National Institutes of Health
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